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landmark judgment on deprivation of liberty in hospital - Ferreira v Coroner of Inner South London

26 January 2017
In Ferreira v Coroner of Inner South London (26 January 2017) the Court of Appeal has delivered a landmark judgment on deprivation of liberty in the context of acute medical treatment that will be very welcome for providers of physical healthcare - for now at least.


For more details on this important judgment you can read Ben's article here.

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